JACK A GARNES
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HONORED ON PANEL 2W, LINE 56 OF THE WALL

JACK ALLEN GARNES

WALL NAME

JACK A GARNES

PANEL / LINE

2W/56

DATE OF BIRTH

10/12/1946

CASUALTY PROVINCE

BINH DUONG

DATE OF CASUALTY

10/30/1971

HOME OF RECORD

WHEAT RIDGE

COUNTY OF RECORD

Jefferson County

STATE

CO

BRANCH OF SERVICE

ARMY

RANK

SGT

REMEMBRANCES

LEFT FOR JACK ALLEN GARNES
POSTED ON 10.12.2020
POSTED BY: Dennis Wriston

I'm proud of our Vietnam Veterans

Sergeant Jack Allen Garnes, Served with the Air Cavalry Troop, 2nd Squadron, 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment, United States Army Vietnam.
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POSTED ON 11.12.2018
POSTED BY: Lucy Micik

Thank You

Dear Sgt Jack Garnes,
Thank you for your service as an Armor Reconnaissance Specialist. Happy Veterans' Day. It has been too long, and it's about time for us all to acknowledge the sacrifices of those like you who answered our nation's call. Please watch over America, it stills needs your strength, courage and faithfulness. Rest in peace with the angels.
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POSTED ON 6.8.2017

Final Mission of SGT Jack A. Garnes

On October 30, 1971, pilot WO1 Eric A. McMichael and observer SGT Jack A. Garnes comprised the crew of a U.S. Army OH-6A light observation helicopter (#69-16007) from Air Cavalry Troop, 2nd Squadron, 11th Armored Cavalry. They were flying a visual reconnaissance mission in Binh Duong Province, RVN. At 9:55 AM their aircraft was attacked with small arms and rocket-propelled grenade fire, causing it to crash and burn. SGT Garnes was fatally injured in the attack. WO1 McMichael suffered severe burns and was taken to the 24th Evacuation Hospital at Long Binh. [Taken from coffeltdatabase.org]
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POSTED ON 7.18.2016
POSTED BY: Margie Watson

YOU ARE NOT FORGOTTEN

I felt so sad when I went to the Wall and found your name, Jack. You have a fine son. No words can adequately describe your loss created in his life.
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POSTED ON 7.1.2015
POSTED BY: Margie Bizer

YOU ARE NOT FORGOTTEN

You were a true HERO, Jack. May your Spirit soar among the stars of the Universe forever.
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